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White House Mentions USC Faculty STEM Outreach Effort
December 05, 2016
CS Professor Sheila Tejada's Computer Savvy Lab pledge to work with 100 LA-area students was highlighted
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White House: WH Fact Sheet Mentions ASEE effort led by Dean Yortsos
November 30, 2016
The White House mentioned a pledge by 200 engineering deans committing to building a more-representative student talent pipeline
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Space Tech Expo: AMP SoCal Event Features Top CubeSate and Small Satellite Pioneers
November 30, 2016
Professor David Barnhart speaks at the Advanced Manufacturing Partners for Southern California exhibit
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USC Viterbi Professor Roger Ghanem Named AAAS Fellow
November 21, 2016
Roger Ghanem, the Gordon S. Marshall Professor of Engineering Technology and professor of civil and environmental engineering, was recognized for outstanding contributions to practical, mathematical and computational aspects of uncertainty quantification
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Social Bots and the 2016 Presidential Election
November 03, 2016
Watch video: with research developed by USC Viterbi's Emilio Ferrara, some key steps on how to detect a social bot! A handy tool during this year's presidential election.
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Wall Street Journal: Robot Researchers Not Trying to Replicate People
October 28, 2016
The Wall Street Journal Digital featured Maja Matarić in a discussion on robotics design, the future of socially assistive robots, and the prominent role of females in robotics development.
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CBS Los Angeles: DMV Computer Outage Raises Fear of Election-Day Cyber Attacks
October 26, 2016
Cliff Neuman was quoted about the DMV computer outages across the state
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New Scientist: $100 Million Project to Make Intelligence-Boosting Brain Implant
October 26, 2016
New Scientist highlighted research by Ted Berger to develop a neuroprosthetic to help Alzheimer's disease, dementia, stroke and other brain disorders and injuries.
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Curbed: How a Short-lived Company Turned Thousands of LA Lawns into Gravel Dead Zones
October 24, 2016
Research by Pouya Vahmani and George Ban-Weiss on the effect drought-tolerant landscaping will have on Los Angeles' overall temperature was mentioned.
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Desert Sun - Voter guide: Clinton and Trump on Global Warming, Energy and the California Drought
October 24, 2016
Kelly Sanders was quoted on the feasibility of Donald Trump's energy proposals.
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Forbes: White House To Announce Big Push For Cancer Blood Tests
October 24, 2016
Forbes highlighted a partnership among Peter Kuhn and other educational institutions and biomedical research companies to develop cancer blood tests as part of Vice President Joe Biden's Cancer Moonshot.
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The Daily Breeze: Drones: ‘I Have Never Seen an Industry Change as Fast’
October 24, 2016
Harrison Wolf was quoted about the growing number of drones registered for non-commercial uses.
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San Diego Union-Tribune: USD Creating 'Cyber Range' to Train Students to Fight Digital Intruders
October 21, 2016
An article highlighted USC Viterbi's new Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the IoT
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2016 Annual Meeting of the NAE Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP)
October 18, 2016
The 2016 Annual Meeting of the NAE Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) was held in Washington, DC, on Friday, October 7, 2016.
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Fall 2016 USC Viterbi Magazine
October 07, 2016
Check out the latest issue of our digital magazine!
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Los Angeles Times: Kirsten Harper Smith Is Helping Build Downtown Los Angeles
October 04, 2016
Sony Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumna featured for leading a large construction project
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USC to show how wearable technology can improve cancer treatment
September 28, 2016
USC researchers to participate in Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot exhibit at a White House event
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United Press International:How Climate Change Mitigation and Energy Choices Affect Water
September 23, 2016
Civil Engineering Professor Kelly Sanders wrote an op-ed how the drought in California can and has affected energy production.
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Emilio Ferrara Receives Complex Systems Society Junior Scientific Award
September 23, 2016
ISI researcher and CS professor recognized for work in network science models and development of tools to study phenomena in large, dynamical techno-social systems
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Yolanda Gil was elected as the president of the Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
September 23, 2016
Yolanda Gil, USC Viterbi's research professor in the department of Computer Science, has been elected as the 24th president of the Association for Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
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